Mann Ki Baat: Emergency dark era in country’s history, says PM Modi | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his monthly radio broadcast, on Sunday said Emergency was a dark era in the country’s history when atrocities were committed on those supporting democracy.
In his Mann Ki Baat radio broadcast, PM Modi said that India is the mother of democracy which holds democratic values and the Constitution supreme and, therefore, “we cannot forget June 25 when Emergency was imposed on us”.
Emergency was imposed in 1975 by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Prime Minister Modi said this time he is holding his monthly radio broadcast on June 18 instead of last Sunday of the month as he will be travelling to the United States next week.
PM hailed the people of Kutch for facing Cyclone Biparjoy with “full courage and preparedness.” Cyclone Biparjoy, which originated in the Arabian Sea and swept across the west coast of India, made landfall on Thursday night around 10 km north of the Jakhau Port in Kutch, Gujarat.
“The strength of disaster management that India has developed over the years is becoming an example today. Cyclone Biparjoy wreaked so much havoc in Kutch, but the people of Kutch faced it with full courage and preparedness,” said PM Modi.

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